Recipe courtesy of Marcela Valladolid
Episode: Light and Fresh
Print
Total:
30 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 4 (6-ounce) tilapia fillets or other white fish fillets
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups canned crushed tomatoes with juice
  • 1 Anaheim chile, stemmed, seeded and cut into thin strips
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup pitted and halved green olives
  • 1/4 cup capers, drained

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a medium saute pan, heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil over medium-high heat. Season the fish fillets on both sides with salt and black pepper, to taste. Saute the fillets until they are opaque and just cooked through, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer the fish to a glass baking dish where they fit snugly.

In the same saute pan, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until the onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, Anaheim chile, bay leaf and oregano and bring the pan to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium, cover and let the sauce simmer until the chiles soften, about 6 minutes. Uncover the pan, add the olives and capers, and cook until the flavors combine, about 4 minutes. Season the sauce with salt and pepper, to taste.

Pour the sauce over the fish in the baking dish. Bake until the fish is heated through, about 5 minutes. Remove the dish from the oven, discard the bay leaf and serve.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Striped Bass Veracruz-Style

Tilapia Ceviche

Recipe courtesy of Marcela Valladolid

Pan-Seared Tilapia

Recipe courtesy of Daisy Martinez

Tilapia Foil Packets

Recipe courtesy of Jamie Deen

Coconut Milk Tilapia

Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman

Tilapia Pockets with Cilantro-Lemongrass Mojo

Recipe courtesy of Ingrid Hoffmann

On TV

Donut Showdown

7:30am | 6:30c

Donut Showdown

8:30am | 7:30c

Donut Showdown

9:30am | 8:30c

Sugar Showdown

10:30am | 9:30c

Sugar Showdown

11am | 10c

Sugar Showdown

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Sweets

12pm | 11c

Unique Sweets

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Sweets

1pm | 12c

Unique Sweets

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Cake Hunters

3:30pm | 2:30c

Cake Hunters

4:30pm | 3:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Cupcake Wars

8pm | 7c

Cake Hunters

10pm | 9c

Cake Hunters

10:30pm | 9:30c

Cupcake Wars

11pm | 10c

Cupcake Wars

12am | 11c

Cupcake Wars

1am | 12c

Cake Hunters

2:30am | 1:30c

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here